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First Look at our SOUPer Bowl Line-up…

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Super Bowl weekend is almost here, and the Broncos and Panthers aren’t the only teams getting ready for a heated contest. This Saturday, the Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau presents our annual SOUPer BOWL, and ten of your favorite local restaurants will be vying for bragging rights!

The 2016 SOUPer Bowl will be held on Saturday, February 6, at Dawg House Sports Grill from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to taste-test the original soup recipes from our participating restaurants and vote for the hottest, and our judges will determine the coveted awards for Best Soup.

With the Mississippi State Bulldogs playing on Saturday at LSU, soup taste-testers will also enjoy watching the basketball game on the big screens at Dawg House. Awards will be presented during halftime.

We are very excited to have a few new restaurants join the competition this year, making SOUPer Bowl 2016 one of the best yet. Here is your preview of the soups our restaurant participants are cooking up…

Bin 612
Drunken Chicken, Sausage, Shrimp and Corn Chowder

The Camphouse
Camp Chowder

Harveys
Irish Stew

Dawg House Sports Grill
Chicken Bacon Soup with Ranch Whipped Cream

Central Station Grill
Chicken Taco Soup With Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

DeRego’s Bread
Beemster Cheese and Ale Soup

Commodore Bob’s Yacht Club
Shrimp and Canteloupe Bisque

Old Venice Pizza
Crawfish Chowder

Restaurant Tyler
Vardaman Sweet Potato Gumbo with Shrimp Crusted Fried Okra

Two Brothers Smoked Meats
Smoked Chicken Tortilla

Tickets for SOUPer Bowl are $15 in advance and may be purchased online. Tickets at the door are also available for $20 or $15 when you bring a can to donate to our local soup kitchens. Tickets for children under 12 are $5.

Don’t miss your opportunity to judge the best and hottest soups in Starkville… see you Saturday!